Person:Henry Hitt (1)

m. 1714
  1. John HittAbt 1715 - Aft 1772
  2. Joseph Hitt1717 - Bet 1782 & 1787
  3. Harmon Hitt1721 - 1820
  4. Henry Hitt1724 - 1783
  5. Peter Hitt1726 - 1810
  6. Mary Ann Hitt1727 - 1813
m. Bef 1759
  1. John Hitt1759 - 1839
Facts and Events
Name Henry Hitt
Gender Male
Birth? 1724 Germantown, Fauquier, Virginia, United StatesCitation needed
Marriage Bef 1759 to Alice Katherine Holtzclaw
Other[1] 23 Mar 1772 Fauquier, Virginia, United Statesnamed in Will of Peter Hitt, his father
Death? 1783 Edgefield, South CarolinaCitation needed
  1. Clerk's Copy of Will of Peter Hitt, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States. Will Book 1
    p 200.

    [dated 23 Mar 1772]
    ... Item: I give to my son, Henry Hitt, one hundred pounds cash, which is all he is to have of my estate.

    ... Item: My will and desier is that after the deceas of my wife that all my estate that is not hearin mentioned be sold to the highest bidder and the money arising therefrom be equally divided amongst all my Children hearafter Named That is to say, John / Joseph / Harman / Peter & Mary and Lastly I do Nominate and appoint my eldest two sons Harman Hitt & Joseph Hitt Executors of this my Last Will and Testament ...
    [Note of Caution: This is coming from a clerk's copy of the will. Per GaryYoung, post #27, the word "eldest" does not appear before the names of Joseph and Harmon in the original will.]

    [Note: One can wonder why Henry was given so little out of his father's estate?...]